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CSF-Supported Legislation to Remove Prohibition on Sunday Migratory Game Bird Hunting Introduced in Delaware and Maryland
Why It Matters: Currently, if you go game bird hunting in Maryland and Delaware, you can only do so Monday-Saturday. Maryland House Bill 778 (MD HB 778) seeks to remove the legislative prohibition on Sunday...
Read More Feb 20 2024
Future Hunting and Fishing Access Threatened in South Dakota
Why It Matters: Like many Midwestern states, approximately 80% of the land in South Dakota...
Read More Feb 20 2024
CSF-Supported Bill to Advance Mapping of Marine Waters Introduced in Senate
Why It Matters: There are seven federal agencies under four different cabinet-level secretaries that have...
Read More Feb 20 2024
CSF Opposition Helps Defeat Fur Ban in Washington State
Why It Matters: Washington State relies heavily on licensed trappers to help manage and mitigate...
Read More Feb 20 2024
CSF Actively Working both Pro and Anti-Sportsmen’s Bills in Tennessee
Why It Matters: (1) Efforts to end the Sandhill Crane season in the Volunteer State,...
Read More Feb 20 2024
Bill Addressing Growing Conflict Between Sharks and Fishermen Clears House
Why It Matters:  Science-based fisheries management and access to our fisheries have always been at...
Read More Feb 12 2024
CSF Submits Letter in Support of Opening a Black Bear Season in Louisiana
Why It Matters: Maintaining genetically diverse populations and minimizing human-wildlife conflict are key components to...
Read More Feb 12 2024

The sportsmen’s voice

The Sportsmen's Voice - February 20, 2024
Feb 20 2024
CSF’s Senior Director of Fisheries Policy Selected for Two Important Leadership Roles for Anglers and Fish CSF-Supported Bill to Advance Mapping of Marine Waters Introduced in Senate Future Hunting and Fishing Access Threatened in South Dakota CSF Actively Working both Pro and Anti-Sportsmen’s Bills in Tennessee CSF Opposition Helps Defeat Fur Ban in Washington State...
The Sportsmen's Voice - February 12, 2024
Feb 12 2024
Bill Addressing Growing Conflict Between Sharks and Fishermen Clears House CSF Hosts Annual CSC Leadership Dinner, Celebrating 35 Years of Bipartisan Victories for Sportsmen and Women   Senate CSC Members Introduce Comprehensive Conservation Package CSF Submits Letter in Support of Opening a Black Bear Season in Louisiana Bill Establishing Bobcat Season Clears Indiana Senate Oregon...
The Sportsmen's Voice - February 5, 2024
Feb 05 2024
Anti-Sportsmen Legislation Advances in New Mexico Ongoing Challenges in Federal Fisheries Management in the Gulf of Mexico Misguided Legislation to End Sandhill Crane Season Introduced in Tennessee   New York Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Hosts 2024 Sportsman-Legislator Breakfast   Significant Sportsmen-Generated Conservation Dollars At Risk in Nebraska   CSF Launches Collegiate Sportsmen and Women’s Coalition at...

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CSF’s Senior Director of Fisheries Policy Selected for Two Important Leadership Roles for Anglers and Fish
Feb 13 2024
February 13, 2024 (Washington, D.C.) – The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s (CSF) Senior Director of Fisheries Policy, Chris Horton, was recently chosen to serve on both the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (SFBPC) and the National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) Board further solidifying CSF’s footprint on fisheries policy. For 35 years, CSF has been the nation’s most effective outdoor advocacy...
CSF Hosts Annual CSC Leadership Dinner, Celebrating 35 Years of Bipartisan Victories for Sportsmen and Women
Feb 07 2024
February 7, 2024 (Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) hosted its annual Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Leadership Dinner, which gathered past and present members of the CSC and leaders from the sporting-conservation community to celebrate the fact that the CSC was directly responsible in seeing 7.5% of the bills signed into law in...
CSF’s Taylor Schmitz Named As 2024 Chairman of the American Wildlife Conservation Partners
Jan 19 2024
January 19, 2024 (Washington, D.C.) –Taylor Schmitz, Director, Federal Relations at the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF), has been named as the 2024 Chairman of the American Wildlife Conservation Partners (AWCP). The AWCP is the nation’s leading coalition of sporting-conservation organizations working to advance the interests of sportsmen and women. CSF staff members serve on a variety...

The sportsmen’s Voice Podcast

Championing Conservation: How Students are Building a Legacy in Wildlife Conservation
Feb 15 2024
TSV host Fred Bird is joined by Isabella Mucci of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s Collegiate Sportsmen & Women’s Coalition, along with students Jake Tipton of Ole Miss and Helen Bailey of Clemson University. The conversation discusses the process of starting a student organization focused on hunting and conservation at your university, the challenges of registering...
Right Whales, Rigs To Reefs, Vessel Speed Restrictions and More!
Feb 01 2024
TSV host Fred Bird is joined live from the recent National Assembly of Sportsmens Caucuses summit by Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation’s Senior Director of Fishery Policy Chris Horton and Vice President of Government Affairs Mike Leonard of the American Sportfishing Association. The group dives into Rigs to Reefs, the damage vessel speed restrictions to save right...
Merchant Code Tracking of Gun Owners And A Preview Of Other Firearm Policy Fights
Jan 18 2024
TSV host Fred Bird is joined live from the recent National Assembly of Sportsmens Caucuses summit by Keely Hopkins, Bill Gaines, and (new to the show!) National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) Government Affairs Director Jake McGuigan to dive into a preview of the firearm policy fights on the horizon for this year. The group digs...

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